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                                  March 31, 1998

                  Calendar of Environmental Meetings,
                 Workshops, Symposia and Conferences
                              (* new listings)

                                  - 1998 -

March 31-April 1 - Fifth Meeting of Great Lakes Dredging Team, in Ann
Arbor, MI.   POC: sthorp@glc.org

March 31-April 1 - Great Lakes Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Task Force,
in Ann Arbor, MI.  POC: tcrane@glc.org

April 2-3 - Semiannual Meeting of Great Lakes Commission, in Ann Arbor,
MI.  POC: mdonahue@glc.org

*  April 3-5 - Beyond Pesticides: Empowering Communities for Change,
sponsored by the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides and
Pesticide Watch, in Watsonville, CA.  POC:  http://www.ncamp.org or

April 5-9 - 14th International Hazardous Materials Spills Conference, in
Chicago, IL.  POC: tcrane@glc.org

April 17-18 -  10th Annual Indiana Lake Management Conference,
sponsored by Indiana Lakes Management Society,  in La Porte, IN.  POC:
Lyn Hartman, 812-339-1819 or lrhartma@indiana.edu

*  April 18 - Sustainable Landscape Fair, sponsored by EAGLE and Green
Thumb Project, in Duluth, MN.  POC:  lakes@cp.duluth.mn.us

April 19-23 - First Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference,
theme: "Bridging the gap between technology and implementation of surface
water quantity and quality models in the next century," in Las Vegas, NV.
POC:  ming.tseng@usace.army.mil

April 24 - Indiana Governor's Conference on the Environment, in
Indianapolis, IN.  POC: Leslie White, 800-451-6027 ext. 3-6648 or

*  April 29 - May 2  - 5th International Conference on the St. Lawrence
River Ecosystem, hosted by the St. Lawrence River Institute of
Environmental Sciences, in        POC: www.glen-net.ca/slries/

May 3-6 - Watershed Management: Moving from Theory to Implementation,
a specialty conference sponsored by the Water Environment Federation, in
Denver, CO.  POC: gmcnelly@wef.org

May 3-6 - National Conference on Environmental Decision Making,
sponsored by National Center for Environmental Decision Making Research,
in Knoxville, TN.  POC: 423-974-0280, conferences@gateway.ce.utk.edu

May 4-8 - USACE Dredging Research Program Reviews (LEDO and DOER),
in St. Louis, MO.  POC: thomas.r.patin@usace.army.mil

May 13-18 - USACE Ecosystem Management & Restoration Research
Program Review, in Vicksburg, MS.  POC: russell.f.theriot@usace.army.mil

May 13-14 - Federal Midwest Science Council meeting, in Nebraska City,
NE.  POC: steve_wilds@fws.gov

*  May 15-17 -  Backyard Eco Conference '98, sponsored by Citizens for
Alternatives to Chemical Contamination, in Mystic Lake Camp, Clare
County, MI.   POC: cacc@macatawa.org   http://macatawa.org/~cacc/

May 16-20 - QSAR 98 -- 8th International Workshop on Quantitative
Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) in the Environment, theme:
"User-Friendly Applications of QSARs to Predict Endocrine Disruption and
Environmental/Health Effects", sponsored by Society of Environmental
Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), in Baltimore, MD.   POC:
schiefer@setac.org,  http://www.setac.org.

May 18-22 - 41st Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, sponsored by
the International Association for Great Lakes Research, in Hamilton,
Ontario.  POC: iaglrbus@ismi.net

May 26-27 - Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting of the Hazardous
Substance Research Center/South & Southwest, National Academy of
Sciences, in Washington DC (in conjunction with the National Research
Council Symposium on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments).  POC:

May 28-29 - National  Symposium on Remediation of Contaminated
Sediments, sponsored by National Academy of Sciences, in Washington DC.
POC: rgillum@nas.edu

May 27-30 - Seventh International Symposium on Society and Natural
Resource Management, in Columbia, MO, POC: Sandy Rikoon (Rural
Sociology), ssrsjsr@muccmail.missouri.edu  or Charlie Nilon (Fisheries &
Wildlife), snrnilon@mizzou1.missouri.edu

* June 1-5 - Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Process Design
Workshop, sponsored by USACE, in Omaha, NE.  POC:

June 2-4 - Corps' Biennial Water Quality Seminar, in Kansas City, MO.
POC: Jackie Augur 816-983-3487

June 3-6 - Who Owns America? II: How Land and Natural Resources are
Owned and Controlled, organized by Univ. Wisconsin-Madison, sponsored
by Ford Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, et al., in Madison, WI.  POC: ltc-

June 5-7 - Annual General Meeting, Great Lakes United, in Milwaukee, WI.
POC: glu@igc.apc.org

June 6-10 - 25th Annual Conference on Water Resources Planning and
Management, sponsored by American Society of Civil Engineers, in Chicago,
IL.  POC: 800-548-2723

June 6-10 - 1998 National Conference on Environmental Engineering, in
Chicago, IL.  POC: Dr. Cecil Lue-Hing, 312-751-5190.

June 7-22 - Applied Environmental Problem-Solving, a program for faculty
at colleges and universities sponsored by Great Lakes Research Consortium
and the national Science Foundation, at Oswego, NY.  POC:

June 8-12 - From the Tundra to the Sea; Society of Wetland Scientists 19th
Annual Meeting, in Anchorage Alaska.  POC: tbrock@ptialaska.net URL:

* June 11-12 -  Natural Areas Management Planning Conference, hosted by
Carroll College, in Waukesha, WI.  POC: NAMPC@carroll1.cc.edu

June 28-July 2 - World Dredging Congress, WODCON XV, in Las Vegas,
NV.  POC: Larry Patella, 503-285-5521

July 8-10 - Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Mayors' Conference, in Windsor,
Ontario.  POC: sthorp@glc.org

July 20-21 - Workshop on natural coastal hazards of flooding and erosion in
the Great Lakes, in Milwaukee, WI. POC: jkeillor@seagrant.wisc.edu

July 23-24 - Workshop on natural coastal hazards of flooding and erosion in
the Great Lakes, in Superior, WI.  POC: jkeillor@seagrant.wisc.edu

July 28-31 - Dredged Material Assessment and Management Seminar,
sponsored by USACE and USEPA, in Buffalo, NY.  POC:

July 29-31 - A National Symposium to Bring Together Ecosystem
Restoration Practitioners and Researchers, sponsored by USEPA, in
Baltimore MD.   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS until April 6, 1998.  POC:

July 30 - Binational Executive Committee meeting, in Chicago, IL.  POC:

August 17-20 - Modeling and Measuring the Vulnerability of Ecosystems at
Regional Scales for Use in Ecological Risk Assessment and Risk
Management, sponsored by Society of Environmental Toxicology and
Chemistry (SETAC), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
Committee E47, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) in
Seattle, WA.   POC: schiefer@setac.org,  http://www.setac.org.

September 15-16 - Beneficial Use of Dredged Material: A Regional
Workshop for the Great Lakes, sponsored by the Great Lakes Dredging
Team, in Toledo, OH.  POC: sthorp@glc.org

September 16-17 - Sixth Meeting of Great Lakes Dredging Team, in Toledo,
OH.   POC: sthorp@glc.org

* September 16-18 - Keeping It On the Land...and Out of the Water: Soil
Erosion and Sediment Control Techniques for the Great Lakes Basin,
sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission, Ohio DNR, USEPA, NRCS, and
NACD, in Toledo, OH.  POC: tcrane@glc.org

September 25-26 - Areas of Concern Workshop: Transferring Successful
Strategies and Techniques, sponsored by the International Joint
Commission, in Gary, IN.  POC: kirschnerb@ijc.wincom.net

October 19-20 - Annual Meeting of Great Lakes Commission, in Buffalo, NY.
POC: mdonahue@glc.org

October 21-23 - State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference (SOLEC),
sponsored by USEPA and Environment Canada, in Buffalo, NY.  POC:

November 10-13 - 18th International Symposium of North American Lake
Management Society (NALMS), in Banff Springs, Alberta.  CALL FOR
PAPERS until May 1, 1998.  POC: kotak@compusmart.ab.ca

November 16-18 - Federal Midwest Science Council Roundtable and
Meeting, in Lake Geneva, WI.  POC: steve_wilds@fws.gov

                                 - 1999 -

March 21-25 - 217th National Meeting, American Chemical Society, in
Anaheim, CA.  CALL FOR PAPERS until 1 Nov 98.  POC:

June 20-24 - 4th International Symposium on Coastal Engineering and
Science of Coastal Sediment Processes, in Long Island, NY.  CALL FOR
PAPERS until May 11, 1998.  POC: www.coastalsediments.org

September 13-17 - 8th International Symposium on the Interactions Between
Sediments and Water, sponsored by the International Association for
Sediment Water Science, in Beijing, China.  CALL FOR PAPERS until 1
Nov 98.  POC: jsc@urbanms.urban.pku.edu.cn

This calendar is an unofficial compilation of environmental meetings,
seminars, conferences, workshops, and symposia distributed over email
monthly by the Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes & Ohio River Division.  If
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